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Nordic Quest Ready for 2015 Alaska Charter Season

In two weeks, the Nordic Quest comes out of dry storage at Anacortes and will be provisioned for her trip north to Juneau. My crew is excited about our spring trip and we have lots of adventure planned along the route plus … Continue reading

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Planning the Next Adventure Cruise

The Nordic Quest is now moored and well secured against winter storms as well as being winterized against whatever Juneau winter weather throws at her. There is not much I can do but recall memories of peaceful anchorages in small remote harbors, brazen dawns and … Continue reading

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Riders of the Tides Now Available

Last July I published on my Stories page an announcement about the coming release of my novel, Riders of the Tides. I guess I should have updated this page last month as the novel had an official release date in … Continue reading

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Back from Alaska

The Nordic Quest is now moored in Anacortes for the winter. We had a great time bringing her down the inside passage. Leaving Juneau on September 1st and arriving Anacortes on September 18th, plenty of time for a little exploring … Continue reading

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Departing Juneau

Time to cut the connection, for the next few weeks there will be little oportunity to slake my digital thirst. Marine radio offers little bandwidth, limited to simple audio and the daily marine weather forecasts. For the next three weeks … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – South Sawyer Glacier, Tracy Arm

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Planning My Alaska Trip for 2012

Wow, it is nearly the end of January. While the Nordic Quest is riding out near zero temperatures in a Juneau harbor, I’m looking at steady snow, wind and rain here at home with not much change in the forecast for the … Continue reading

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Better With a Photo

Blog posts just read better when a photo is included. While a psychologist might argue, my guess is that the effect of a photo is due to our visually oriented minds. We simply like photos, the images give an immediate … Continue reading

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Welcome to a New Website

Welcome to the world of the Nordic Quest and cruising in SE Alaska.  This site is dedicated to seeking adventure and exploring the wonders of this fascinating region.  As the owner of the Nordic Quest, a 42-foot Nordic Tug that was … Continue reading

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Blogging with WordPress

Blogs represent a somewhat different medium than many writers are used to. Originally designed as a sort of electronic diary, the format has grown to an importance unimagined by those original authors. Blogs now span the spectrum from professionally written … Continue reading

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